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04-28-17, 12:41 PM
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Posted By decentdrummer91

Good replies, thank you for the responses...

Good replies, thank you for the responses everyone!
04-28-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By decentdrummer91

Firm Saddle/Seat Vs. Soft Saddle/Seat

Is one better than the other? I've heard a lot of people say to suck it up and get used to a firm one. But the softer ones are just so much more comfortable...not sure how it is long term though.
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04-27-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,439
Posted By decentdrummer91

After going to clip in shoes and pedals I wont go...

After going to clip in shoes and pedals I wont go back, but thats just my personal preference
04-27-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,026
Posted By decentdrummer91

I ended up ordering Supacaz, I've felt it in...

I ended up ordering Supacaz, I've felt it in person at a LBS, and its great, but they were selling it for 40. I found it on ebay for 30 bucks free shipping, its a red and black one! excited to get...
04-27-17, 07:44 AM
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Posted By decentdrummer91

Best Sticky/Grippy "Kush" Handlebar Tape?

Wondering recommendations for a good sticky handle bar tape. Love the feeling. I know Lizardskins is the main one, but 40 bucks for a pair of rolls, and a lot of reviews say that it starts to fall...
04-06-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By decentdrummer91

Trek Equinox 7.0

Anyone have any experience with a trek Equinox 7? Year is 2009, thinking about obtaining one from someone, it's rare to find a tri bike in my true frame size 60/61cm. Heard it's a heavier bike but...
03-27-17, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By decentdrummer91

Nice! Still not worth It/necessary for me to use...

Nice! Still not worth It/necessary for me to use though
03-27-17, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By decentdrummer91

I agree, I would buy a used bike as well, you are...

I agree, I would buy a used bike as well, you are going to save a ton of money. Looking back, when I bought my Fuji Sportif 2.5 a couple years ago, it was $500 brand new. To the non cyclist that may...
03-27-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,244
Posted By decentdrummer91

To be honest I never really thought about the...

To be honest I never really thought about the best way to climb a hill. I just pedal through it. I know that the quality of the bike can have a small part to play. On my Specialized Tarmac I can...
03-27-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,967
Posted By decentdrummer91

I purchase a new bike based on my needs of what I...

I purchase a new bike based on my needs of what I need the bike for, but generally every couple years or so. Once I feel I have gotten good enough on the bike, and am ready to advance to the next...
03-27-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By decentdrummer91

I think its always good to have a backup bike, so...

I think its always good to have a backup bike, so I would recommend keeping your current, and still buy the new one that you want (whichever one it is). I had someone who wanted to buy my first baby,...
03-27-17, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,703
Posted By decentdrummer91

I never tried a helmet mirror, but I used to have...

I never tried a helmet mirror, but I used to have a handlebar mirror, it worked pretty decent. But when there is any kind of bump or rattle in the road, it transfers over to the mirror, so sometimes...
03-27-17, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,027
Posted By decentdrummer91

LOL, i just realized this thread is reaaaaaaally...

LOL, i just realized this thread is reaaaaaaally old
03-27-17, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,027
Posted By decentdrummer91

that's not to say that aluminum is bad. I just...

that's not to say that aluminum is bad. I just think carbon is better. And usually its lighter as well :)
03-27-17, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,027
Posted By decentdrummer91

I think a carbon fork is much better. I have two...

I think a carbon fork is much better. I have two road bikes, one of them with an aluminum fork, the other with a carbon fork, and both bikes have the exact same tires, Continental Gatorskin 700x25C....
03-17-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By decentdrummer91

In my experiences, weather never made a...

In my experiences, weather never made a difference for me when it came to a flat. The only things I am aware of that can contribute to a flat is
1. Low quality tire (or tire with low amount of tread...
03-17-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By decentdrummer91

Well I had a entry level carbon tri bike before...

Well I had a entry level carbon tri bike before my tarmac. It's a while ago so I can't really accurately compare the too, I know a lot of people said that its harder to climb on a tri bike because of...
03-17-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By decentdrummer91

Oh trust me I will do what I want. The perfect...

Oh trust me I will do what I want. The perfect setup for me would probably be to have a road bike, tri bike, AND mountain bike, depending on the context of my ride. but after riding my tarmac, I...
03-16-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By decentdrummer91

I owned a tri bike before my tarmac. And the way...

I owned a tri bike before my tarmac. And the way the handle bars are designed on my tarmac, too fat and lots of curves.
03-16-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By decentdrummer91

Road Bike Riding Position VS Triathlon Bike Riding Position

Hi all! Long time no talk. Took a little break from the site.

Wanted to know some peoples opinions, when I'm riding my Specialized Tarmac SL Pro, I don't have any triathlon bars on it, but I...
01-24-17, 02:32 PM
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Views: 8,090
Posted By decentdrummer91

I think it will be a noticeable difference for...

I think it will be a noticeable difference for you. I had Continental Gatorskins 700x28C, and then when I went down to 700x23C, it was a noticeable difference for me, less rolling resistance, things...
01-24-17, 02:28 PM
01-24-17, 02:27 PM
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Views: 1,024
Posted By decentdrummer91

I ride a 58cm Specialized Tarmac SL Pro, and I'm...

I ride a 58cm Specialized Tarmac SL Pro, and I'm 6'4, sure some might consider a little small for me, but I always preferred the feel of 58cm over 61cm. My reason for doing this is because I wanted...
01-14-17, 12:59 PM
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Posted By decentdrummer91

I agree with everything you said. I think they...

I agree with everything you said. I think they are over rated as well, at least the cheap ones. One of my neighbors thinks I'm a weirdo for riding a road bike.
01-10-17, 08:38 PM
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Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Ya exactly I didn't think of that.

Ya exactly I didn't think of that.
01-10-17, 08:32 PM
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Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Good to know, thank you for the info

Good to know, thank you for the info
01-10-17, 08:31 PM
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Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

That did help a lot, thank you very much

That did help a lot, thank you very much
01-10-17, 08:26 PM
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Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Got it, I'll keep that in mind next time I think...

Got it, I'll keep that in mind next time I think about a starting a thread, and then won't
01-10-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

I'm not sure what you get out of trying to bully...

I'm not sure what you get out of trying to bully someone. Thanks for the helpful advice, and have a nice day.
01-10-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Thanks for the tip. I don't want to spend a lot...

Thanks for the tip. I don't want to spend a lot of money so that's probably what I'll do.
01-10-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

You confused me because you started talking about...

You confused me because you started talking about hybrid bike, and my desire for aero ness, I don't even ride a tri bike anymore.

It's a cool helmet but I would feel a bit goofy wearing a tri...
01-10-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

I'm still not sure if you're trolling me or not

I'm still not sure if you're trolling me or not
01-10-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

You're confusing me with someone else, squirt.

You're confusing me with someone else, squirt.
01-10-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Can you provide a quote for that, because I don't...

Can you provide a quote for that, because I don't recall saying that? Only helpful comments please
01-10-17, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By decentdrummer91

Helmet

What should I look for in a helmet? Not trying to be a weight weenie, but is lighter helmet better, or recommended? I've never worn one before, but I'm finally going to buy one :lol:
01-10-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By decentdrummer91

the funny thing is, when I made a real post about...

the funny thing is, when I made a real post about passing up a HUMAN, everyone said I was trolling. and when a post is made about racing a dog, everyone believes it. LOL!
01-09-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By decentdrummer91

Don't buy brand new, its not a good investment...

Don't buy brand new, its not a good investment and you can easily get a high end all carbon road bike for $1000. I got a specialized tarmac sl pro for $1,000, bike only weighs 17 pounds.
01-09-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,329
Posted By decentdrummer91

Thanks for the entertaining read :lol:

Thanks for the entertaining read :lol:
01-05-17, 02:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

I'm not looking to debate about it, i added more...

I'm not looking to debate about it, i added more info later on, and then I was still being debated, so don't try
01-05-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

Exactly

Exactly
01-05-17, 12:29 PM
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Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

Same for me, when i was riding in strong winds,...

Same for me, when i was riding in strong winds, when I was turning I felt sharp gust of wind and I got pushed to the side
01-05-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

If its never happened to you, and you don't...

If its never happened to you, and you don't believe it, then that's all that matters
01-05-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

Its okay broski, no worries. In the end, proof is...

Its okay broski, no worries. In the end, proof is proof
01-05-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,428
Posted By decentdrummer91

Agree

Agree
01-05-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,428
Posted By decentdrummer91

++++++++1. love this comment, made me laugh:lol:

++++++++1. love this comment, made me laugh:lol:
01-05-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

On a side note, there are some amazing dedicated...

On a side note, there are some amazing dedicated cyclists here. Props to you guys
01-05-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

that's why I said in the beginning, everyone can...

that's why I said in the beginning, everyone can have different opinions of harsh weather, depending on different things, like where they were raised. 40 degrees and strong rain IS harsh weather to...
01-05-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

I see, no worries, if 2 people have experienced...

I see, no worries, if 2 people have experienced it, then obviously it's real, at least for us
01-05-17, 01:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,428
Posted By decentdrummer91

Ehhh, to me it seems like a bit too much work...

Ehhh, to me it seems like a bit too much work that isn't necessary.
01-04-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,377
Posted By decentdrummer91

Wow, surprised to see another sac rider! But yes...

Wow, surprised to see another sac rider! But yes you are correct. One time at 15mph I attempted to go from the road to a curb and hit a patch of sludge and leaves, I wiped out really bad. So I...
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